Nicki Minaj Wants Channing Tatum To Win At MTV Movie Awards: "He's Sexy As Hell!"

The 'Va Va Voom' rapper says she thinks the Magic Mike actor has a good chance of winning this weekend.

Nicki Minaj has revealed she thinks Hollywood actor Channing Tatum is "sexy as hell" ahead of this weekend's MTV Movie Awards 2013.

The 'Starships' rapper gave Channing her backing to win in the category for Best Shirtless Performance at the ceremony on Sunday (14th April).

21 Jump Street actor Channing is up against fellow buff actors like Taylor Lautner, Christian Bale and Daniel Craig in the hotly contested category, but US star Nicki thinks the actor has it in the bag already.

"Channing Tatum is sexy as hell," Nicki revealed to MTV News this week, when asked her pick for Sunday's awards show. "Taylor might have the best abs, but Channing, over all, is something sexy, honey!"

Check out a picture of Channing Tatum as a stripper in the film Magic Mike below (Credit: Facebook):

Earlier this week Nicki confirmed she is now starting work on her third studio album , saying writing new music is her number one priority at the moment.

The 'Pound The Alarm' star has also hinted that she may drop the 'Pink' theme on her new release, as well as teasing a new team-up with Ciara .

The MTV Movie Awards 2013 takes place live from Culver City, California this Sunday 14th April from 9pm.